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Decrapify / Debloat Windows 10 with a Powershell Script

Windows 10 is a decent OS from Microsoft after the disaster known as Windows 8 and 8.1. Although Windows is still better with no Modern UI crap, no ads, minimal telemetry, no Edge to bug you. But Windows 10 is a decent compromise if you want a stable OS with modern features like DirectX 12. Earlier OEMs used to bundle PCs and Laptops with crapware, with Windows 10, now Microsoft themselves bundle crapware. Welcome to Software as a Service (SaaS) model. On top of that we have OEM crapware on top of Microsoft crapware. As a result trying to Debloat or DeCrapify Windows 10 is getting absurd and as a system admin it is disheartening to see all that performance go to waste on the messed up attempt by Microsoft to do an Appstore and its apps. Fortunately a kind soul who goes by name Sycnex has worked painstakingly to provide us a simple solution that works considerably well. Let's Begin


To download the script visit here, and click Clone or Download and Click Download as Zip.Save it to a …
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Easily Join / Merge Rotate Two or more video files without encoding or convert videos using ffmpeg in Windows (Or any other OS Mac OS, Linux) for free.

ffmpeg is a pretty handy tool for format transcoding, basic editing (trimming and concatenation), video scaling, video post-production effects, and standards compliance (SMPTE, ITU).
One of the basic requirement of merging or combining two or more videos is a task that can be easily accomplished by using ffmpeg. ffmpeg is a free and open source as well. And the performance is easily on par if not better than most paid software solutions.


In order to merge two or more videos follow the steps:- 


First copy all video files into a folder. (Make sure you have checked "File name extensions".






Next you need to download ffmpeg for Windows from their website. Choose 64bit unless you are using 32 bit version of Windows and select Static.






Download the file. It should be a compressed file.


Now open the file. And Go to "Bin", there you will find three files. You need to copy ffmpeg to the folder containing video files.





Next open Command Prompt. And navigate to the folder containing vid…

World’s cheapest Deca-core Vernee Apollo Lite the all-metal with HELIO X20 CPU, 4GB RAM announced for just $200

Vernee, the newest entrant in the Chinese smartphone brands, has gathered a lot of attention with its flagship Vernee Apollo smartphone that was recently launched at $400. The Vernee Apollo came with high-end features and was the cheapest smartphone with 6GB of RAM. But Vernee has outdone itself with 'Lite' version of the Apollo, which retains the powerful Mediatek Helio X20 chipset and offers 4 GB of RAM for just $200. The Vernee has also launched Thor another ultra low-cost smartphone priced at $130 and sports competitive specification.

Vernee Apollo Lite features a 5.5-inch Full-HD display at 1080×1920 pixels with 401ppi while the Vernee Apollo comes with a 5.5-inch 2K display (Personally we feel anything above 340ppi is almost indistinguishable to most users).Vernee Apollo Lite comes with an all metal uni-body design, just like it's bigger sibling Apollo but with minor design changes. It looks similar to Apollo but the fingerprint sensor and rear camera module have gone…

Ringing Bells Freedom 251 Legit or Fraud

Ringing Bells, a seemingly unknown company has created quite a buzz among India smartphone consumers by launching a smartphone that costs Rs. 251/- only. Touted as the world's cheapest smartphone, Freedom 251 is offers a decent package at price that is cheaper than a decent smartphone case. 


For those who haven't heard, Freedom 251 is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor (exact SoC is not yet known, most probably it's a Mediatek with ARM a7 cores), and sports a 4-inch qHD (Quarter HD not to be confused by QHD which is Quad HD) IPS display. It comes with 1GB RAM and 8GB internal memory, which can be expanded up to 32GB via microSD card.

It also features dual cameras, the a 3.2MP rear shooter with LED Flash and a 0.3MP front shooter. The phone comes with Android 5.1 Lollipop, and packs in a 1,450mAh battery. Connectivity options include Dual SIM 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, and GPS.

Agreed, these are not the kind of specs to boast about, but the sub 4$ price is what mak…

uTorrent and BitTorrent beta comes to Android, available on Google Play

Earlier this year, we heard reports that BitTorrent Inc., was working on an Android version of its popular uTorrent and BitTorrent client. Fans of the uTorrent and BitTorrent torrent clients can now rejoice!, your favorite desktop torrent clients are now available on your mobile devices, because BitTorrent Inc. has launched a beta apps of uTorrent and BitTorrent clients for any mobile or tablet running Android OS. These are fully functional, standalone clients unlike the Remote apps that were available until now.  There are many torrent clients already available on Google Play, but most of them are have limited functionality and are ad-supported unless you have a paid version but both of these apps are currently free, with features like RSS feeds for serialized downloads, unlimited upload/download speed, and running and downloading over WiFi in background, currently there are no limits on download sizes either. Both apps support devices running Android 2.1 and higher.
Here are some scr…

Synology DS112j NAS detailed Review

Summary
The Synology DiskStation DS112j offers an ideal entry product for those looking to start moving their files to a network storage location. The DSM software is class leading and will allow users massive potential to improve their network functionality.



Review Synology DS112j
A special thanks to Synology Inc and Thinkdigit for providing this device for review.
The Synology DS112J is a new NAS server intended for small business and personal home uses. For those who are unfamiliar with NAS concept. According to Wikipedia, A NAS unit is a computer connected to a network that provides only file-based data storage services to other devices on the network. Although it may technically be possible to run other software on a NAS unit, it is not designed to be a general purpose server. For example, NAS units usually do not have a keyboard or display, and are controlled and configured over the network, often using a browser. NAS not only operates as a file server, but is specialized for this …